Avant Leads Men’s Golf on First Day of Ft. Lauderdale Intercollegiate

first_imgSophomore Tommi Avant is tied for 18th-place, shooting five-over par 149 (73-76) to lead the Bulldogs. Fellow sophomore Jack Kennedy shaved off three strokes from his first round to his second round and is tied for 21st-place with a total score of 151 (77-74). Junior Drew Ison recorded a 36-hole total of 154 (78-76), while freshman Chase Wicklund got out to a good start, shooting a 74 in the first round but followed the first 18 holes with an 83 to close out the day for a total score of 157. Junior Matt Lavery rounded out Drake’s effort with a total score of 159 (80-79). The Bulldogs will close out play at the Fort Lauderdale Intercollegiate on Tuesday with the final 18 holes. Print Friendly Version Drake opened the day shooting a 302 and then recorded a 305 in the second round for a total score of 607. The Bulldogs are tied with host Loyola (Md.) and St. Bonaventure and are just eight strokes behind fifth-place Florida Atlantic. “The conditions were very challenging with strong, gusty winds along with firm greens. Overall, we had a decent day and I thought we were really close to improving our team score the second round. We gave away a few strokes on our final couple holes,” Drake head coach Matt Lewis said. “We are in position to have a good finish and are looking forward to competing tomorrow and finishing strong!” FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Drake University men’s golf team got out to a strong start at the Fort Lauderdale Intercollegiate on Monday as the Bulldogs are tied for sixth through 36 holes.last_img

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